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Strawbery Banke American Lives timeline event, Saturday 29 June 2019

The Salem Trayned Band will demonstrate c. 1630 English pike drill and seventeenth-century camp life at the Strawbery Banke Museum’s American Lives:  A Timeline of Historical Reenactors on Saturday 29 June 2019 in Portsmouth, New Hampshire.  The museum has very … Continue reading

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June Day Parade, Boston, Monday 3 June 2019

The Salem Trayned Band will march in the Ancient and Honorable Artillery Company of Massachusetts’ June Day parade on Monday 3 June 2019, in downtown Boston.  This annual event, held on the first Monday in June, recreates the Ancient and … Continue reading

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National Guard Heritage Muster, Salem, Massachusetts, Saturday 13 April 2019

We will participate in the National Guard and Second Corps Cadets Veterans Association’s 382nd-anniversary commemoration of the first regimental muster in North America, in Salem, Massachusetts, on Saturday 13 April 2019.  The schedule includes ceremonies at Armory Park (in front … Continue reading

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Demonstration at ConBust ’19

The Salem Trayned Band will demonstrate pike drill and offer a pike-drill workshop at Smith College’s ConBust ’19, on Saturday 30 March 2019 at 2:00 pm on Seelye Lawn.  In addition, we have members involved in programming throughout the weekend, … Continue reading

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America’s Hometown Thanksgiving, Plymouth, Massachusetts, Saturday 17 November 2018

We will participate in America’s Hometown Thanksgiving Celebration in Plymouth, Massachusetts, on Saturday 17 November 2018.  We’ll march in the parade, which steps off at 11:00 am, and we’ll give a drill demonstration in the Portal to the Past Historic Village … Continue reading

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Living History at the Pequot Museum, Friday 21 and Saturday 22 September 2018

The Salem Trayned Band will participate in the Mashantucket Pequot Museum & Research Center‘s 17th Century Encampment event on Friday 21 and Saturday 22 September 2018 at the museum’s Mashantucket, Connecticut, location (warning:  the museum’s site says that “GPS directions … Continue reading

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National Park Service Salem Maritime Festival, Saturday 4 and Sunday 5 August 2018

The Salem Trayned Band will demonstrate c. 1630 English pike drill and seventeenth-century camp life at the National Park Service’s Salem Maritime Festival on Saturday 4 and Sunday 5 August 2018 in Salem, Massachusetts.  (The Festival is back to being … Continue reading

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Saugus Public Library at the Saugus Iron Works, Thursday 12 July 2018

The Saugus Public Library and the Saugus Iron Works will reprise Massachusetts Heroes and History, a program given in connection with a summer reading program for elementary-school children about Massachusetts and the Revolutionary War (missing an opportunity, given Saugus’ excellent … Continue reading

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Strawbery Banke American Lives timeline event, Sunday 1 July 2018

The Salem Trayned Band will demonstrate c. 1630 English pike drill and seventeenth-century camp life at the Strawbery Banke Museum’s American Lives:  A Timeline of Historical Reenactors on Sunday 1 July 2018 in Portsmouth, New Hampshire.  The museum has very … Continue reading

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June Day Parade, Boston, Monday 4 June 2018

The Salem Trayned Band will march in the Ancient and Honorable Artillery Company of Massachusetts’ June Day parade on Monday 4 June 2018, in downtown Boston.  This annual event, held on the first Monday in June, recreates the Ancient and … Continue reading

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